Period
to 8 May 2021

The median contractor rate for a Server Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Staffordshire during the 6 months to 8 May 2021.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Server Engineer
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
8 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 21 17 26
Rank change year-on-year -4 +9 -
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 2 1 8
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Staffordshire 1.79% 1.09% 4.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.87% 1.22% 4.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 8
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) - - £365
West Midlands median daily rate £225 £250 £413
% change year-on-year -10.00% -39.39% +26.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £28.00 - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £28.00 £21.00 -
% change year-on-year +33.33% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies in Staffordshire with a recognized job title 107 82 169
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.54% 89.13% 94.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 50 105
10th Percentile £229 £162 £163
25th Percentile £317 £296 £263
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £388 £378 £370
Median % change year-on-year +2.65% +2.03% -1.33%
75th Percentile £445 £418 £419
90th Percentile £538 £464 £463
West Midlands median daily rate £408 £438 £435
% change year-on-year -6.86% +0.57% +5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 18
10th Percentile £12.16 £13.00 £13.16
25th Percentile £12.79 £14.00 £15.31
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £29.75
Median % change year-on-year -7.41% -45.55% +120.37%
75th Percentile £21.00 £17.48 £47.50
90th Percentile £28.35 £18.75 £58.79
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £15.85 £15.93
% change year-on-year +0.95% -0.50% -

Server Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

Job postings that featured Server Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Server Engineer in Staffordshire

Server Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Server Engineer in Staffordshire.

Daily rate trend for Server Engineer in Staffordshire

Server Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Server Engineer in Staffordshire.

Hourly rate trend for Server Engineer in Staffordshire

Server Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Server Engineer within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 8 May 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 - -
Server Engineer
West Midlands

Server Engineer Skill Set
Top 7 Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 8 May 2021, Server Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Staffordshire region featuring Server Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Public Sector
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V

Server Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Public Sector
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) VMware